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international human rights day. offered by commissioners murase and mendoza. >> is there a motion? >> so moved. >> second. >> reading of the resolution by commissioner murase or mendoza. >> whereas san francisco became the birth place of the united nations with the signing of the u.n. charter at the war memorial veterans building in 1945 and annually december 10th marks international human rights day to celebrate the universal declaration of human rights, the first achievement. united nations. and whereas the san francisco-based foundation founded by the legendary rock band the grateful dead has advanced education about the universal declaration of human rights among youth and adults called the world it's could be." and whereas by delivering human rights curriculum to the creative arts the groundbreaking curriculum is designed to engage youth, inspire learning and critical thinking and positive social interaction, encourage youth who are often marginalized due to learning or physical differences to enjoy participation in school-wide events, engage the broader community to celebrate accompli
school district, [pr-ebts/]ed by commissioner mendoza. >> so moved. >> second. >> reading of the resolution by commissioner mendoza. >> thank you president yee. so this evening i would like to honor world savvy and their work supporting students and staff at the san francisco unified school district. where since 2002 world savy has delivered youth engagement programs for global compentecy through project-based learning, collaborative problem-solvinging and experiential and service learning and international exchange. all of world savvy's youth engagement programs include coaching for partner educators whereas the world savvy program brings u.s. participants abroad for a cross-cultural exchange. these schiansing unite u.s. students and educators with residents of host countries to explore one another's culture and critical global issues such as climate change food security. additionally, the program is provided at no cost to the participants and is funded by the world savvy and u.s. department of state. whereas world savvy has reached more than 250,000 youth and 2000 educa
. ms. mendoza, yes. dr. maurice, aye. dr. nor ton, yes. ms. wynns, aye. mr. yee, yes. >> i call the public hearing and adoption between the district and the auto mechanics local 1414. there is a motion and second? >> so moved. >> i second. >> reading and recommendation by the superintendent or designee. mr. ruiz. >> thank you, president yee. the -- this tentative agreement is with our auto machinists, local 1414, and again the requested action is that the board conducts a public hearing and adopts the tentative agreement and related public disclosure document. i want to thank the crafts bargaining teams which laid the foundation for this agreement and in particular art gonzalez, the field rep for the machinis machinists. >> i'd like to say, you know, to tom and your team, you know, a job well done. this has been a really good year, and you've work really hard. and these agreements, as everybody knows, this just doesn't come automatically. so thank you very much. >> thank you. >> i'd also like to thank the machinists and local 1414, and all of the district team members as well, f
. >> thank you miss mendoza? >> yes. >> dr. maufas? >> aye. >> miss norton? >> yes. >> miss wynns? >> aye. >> president yee? >> aye. >> seven aye. item m discussion of other educational issues. none. item n, consent calendars resolutions. item o, vote on consent calendar moved and seconded under section f. roll call, please. >> thank you. miss ly? >> yes. >> miss fewer? >> yes. >> miss maufas? >> i am taking the roll call on the consent calendar. >> miss mendoza? >> yes, except for k4. >> you are voting what on k4? >> i abstain. >> miss mendoza? >> yes except on k3, 5 and 6 or actually 5 got pulled. on 3 and 6, because they are retroactive. >> thank you. dr. murase? >> yes, point of information, so the personnel item was receive sered severed, correct? >> yes. >> the first item is f9 severed correct? okay, f13. i think commissioner maufas, you severed that? >> i did. we received courtesy of uesf president. are we in the midst of litigation and should we be discussing this item at all? >> the particular facts surrounding this item is a procedural matter base
. >> miss maufas? >> yes. >> miss mendoza? >> aye. >> dr. maufas? murase. >> aye? >> miss wynns? >> aye. >> mr. yee? >> aye >> seven ayes. >> thank you. the second special order of business would be the recommendation that the board of education of the san francisco unified school district review and adopt the developer impact fee amount and five-year reports for the five year ending june 30, 2012. is there a motion and second? >> so moved. >> second. >> reading by commission designee. >> good evening, commissioners, it's that time for the most exciting report that you will hear. i thought i had the monoply until i heard the last item identified and i figured there was some competition for this report. there has been a lot of great news tonight, i guess in a funny sort of way buried in this rather droll report. for those of you who may remember that there were a couple of sections in the government code that require every school district in california, every year to provide the following information on what is called "developer impact fees," which are essentially the f
as commissioner mendoza said with their host families in bangladesh and will meet nobel laureate mohammed hamas. among many other interesting things. i will let them speak a little bit about their excitement about this program. >> hi, i just would really like to thank world savvy for this wonderful opportunity. i know i will learn so much not just from my host family, but from kids in a different country, which is just so amazing. not only a different country, but across the country and across the bay. so thank you. >> good evening, folks. thanks for having us here. we're just honored to carry on the great work that san francisco is doing into another part of the world. san francisco has been a leader in sustainability here in the u.s., and we're going to go and carry on the wonderful work our community, as well as our educators and leaders have been doing. so thank you for the honor. thank you for recognizing us. thank you world savvy and we appreciate and we're honored and thankful. thanks again. >> and just in closing i wanted to give my heartfelt thanks to commissioner m
in closing i wanted to give my heartfelt thanks to commissioner mendoza for the commendation, but for the many years of championing the work that world savvy does in the district. thank you. [ applause ] >> okay. thank you commissioner mendoza. our left commendation is in recognition of lowell high school for attending the national blue-ribbon school recipient award. superintendent carranza, would you make the presentation? >> thank you, president yee and we would like to recognize lowell high school as a national blue-ribbon school for 2012. and here this evening is the principal, the remarkable, dynamic, super principal of lowell high school, mr. andy ishibashi. andy would you come forward and accept this certificate of recognition, please? [ applause ] also joining us is the science department chair and the lead author of the report that led to the blue-ribbon designation. so congratulations as well. [ applause ] >> go cardinals. >> do you want to say a few words? >> sure. i would like to thank the board of education, richard and all the outstanding student superinten
. wong, yes. ms. feuer, yes. ms. maufas, yes. ms. mendoza, yes. ms. murase yes. mr. lee yes. >> unanimous. would you like to present at this point and after you present they can have a few words. pngeddle so -- would you like to have a few words, press the button. >> first of all, i want it thankñ?ñ? the san francisco board of education for presenting us with this wonderful commendation tonight. the omega boys club as you heard has worked tirelessly through the years. i guess when you work that hard, and the founders who are still alive today dr. joseph marshall jr. and jack -- you probably don't have time to accept awards because you're still doing the work. it gives me great pleasure to accept this on behalf of theyñ?ñ? omega boys club, 25 years after lching to that -- listening to that accomplishments and everything we've done i just reflected upon being a part of so many of those amazing experiences and just being wild, sitting there listening. i know she mentioned thailand, south africa and i just reflected
, yes. ms. wong, yes.e$[b:sóñ ms. fore, yes. ms. maufas yes. ms. mendoza, yes.y>íojs ms. -- >> i believe gloria moalt is here the director of-4#kwñ the indian education program. >> good evening everybody.mmçz commissioners and superintendent. i amnu this recognition on behalf of the indian education program title 7 the parent advisory committee, teachers, students and the community in general. the indian education program is a federally funded program that supports the unique educational and cultural academic needs of the american indian alaskan native students and we come out of the office of instruction where state funded programs are housed andi!)mdn< our office is currently at cesar chavez elementary school bungalow 2. this program is unique because it requires a parent advisory committee to be set in place to guide the distribution of funds and the committee is comprised of parents guardians, teachers, youth representative, community members and the pac looks at district data and determines the follow
. >> ms. wong, yes. ms. feuer, yes. ms. maufas, yes. ms. mendoza, yes. ms. murase, yes. mr. lee, yes. >> unanimous. would you like to present at this point and after you present they can have a few words. pngeddle so -- would you like to have a few words, press the button. >> first of all, i want it than?
. mendoza from the mayor's office -- oh i didn't see you. well thank you for being here on behalf of the mayor and i appreciate the giant's paraphernalia. >> thank you. my hat is still wet from last night. an amazing victory. [applause] >> i am thrilled to be here this afternoon to represent the mayor to honor our restaurant, and with all due respect strfer mar the best was saved for last. [applause] >> i want to tell you a little bit about old school cafe and i know supervisor cohen is very proud of this establishment as well, so old school cafe is a faith base violence prevention program providing jobs and training to youth with emphasis on at risk youth age 16 to 22 in a 1940 style supper club. they confront the epidemic of violence and providing at risk youth who were incarcerated or part of the foster youth program with a variety of opportunities not normally afforded to them. i wanted to share an exert from a recent article about old school because the person that started old school is phenomenal and i know you did that and she was a correction's office and she worked wit
. >> commissioner mendoza? >> thank you. so norman, eight years goes by quickly, but the moments that i know that went by slowly and you have always been diligent and present and committed to your values. and i think your integrity speaks volumes and i think you will bring it over to city hall and i'm looking forward to working with you at city hall as well. i was thinking a little bit when i think about you and some of the pieces that i will miss. i will miss your salsa dancing, which i was never invited to, but i heard that you are every time we did have an opportunity whether it was here or in other cities, you managed to find salsa, because that is part of who you are. i think a lot about our time at harvard and the work we did alongside commissioner wynns. i think about your daughters and i think that those of us who are parents on the school board, there is a sacrifice that comes along with being in public service to our families. and to see your daughters doing as wonderfully and, as well as they are and coming into public service themselves, i think you have been an incredible role-m
with their students. parents like victor mendoza looked at the flier. it's something he was apprehensive about. >> i don't know how i would deal wit. especially if it was at my son's school. >> if we keep them informed and we are informed, we just have to pray and help for the best. >> reporter: oakland unified school district has a staff of dozens of child psychologists and counselors they are available whenever violence strikes in oakland. >> we do have a certain level of readiness that we've acquired just because of the climate and the situations we're required to grapple with. >> reporter: now the counseling staff is on stand by to help children deal with the tragedy. >> because of the youth of the victims and the tragedy of death. >> reporter: before parents speak to their kids they need to assess their feelings first. >> to think through what you feel so you don't scare your kids. >> reporter: let your kids ask questions but above all reassure them. >> make sure that kids know that the adults around are looking out for them. ready to help them both with their feelings and any real threats that
that we're going to have to make in the coming months. thank you. >> thank you commissioner mendoza. so this brings us to item t -- are we finished? let's see i probably shouldn't try to skip this, but board delegates to membership organizations nsba, csba, cgcs and we are already heard that we had a great conference with the csba in san francisco. were there other things that people needed to report? commissioner norton? >> i just want to recognize commissioner wynns, which we sort of do earlier in the meeting. it was her conference for csba. it was a great conference and learned a lot. at the january 8th meeting we're going to try to show the video shown at the delegate assembly, honoring commissioner wynns and we're endeavoring to get that from csba. you also gave a great speech and i don't know if you have the text, that you could share with board members because was a greater speech. thank you. >> any other reports? seeing none, item t. report of closed session actions. this is a closed session action of december 12th, 2012 the board of education approved by a vote of six ayes
: mendoza is grateful for organizations like this. besides toys for her daughter, she was one of the lucky parents chosen to pick a bike for her son. >> it feels great. i know when christmas days ums --ms day comes they will be able to open up something -- when -- i know when christmas day opens up, they will be able to open up something. >> reporter: sacred heart is still short on presents for teenagers. that's because tomorrow more more parents are scheduled to dumb through here. reporting live -- are scheduled to come through here. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you for that report. >>> san francisco "chronicle" says a new audit of the park ticket system says the city held on to $216,000 it should have refunded. the law is to give back overpayments. the city will automatically refund payments of $200 or more. drivers can apply four smaller refunds. >>> we have some breaking news in hayward where there are reports that a person has been shot and that a school is currently in lockdown. we are giving you live pictures from newschopper2, hover
,000. assemblyman is door hall's hybrid cost $2,500 to fix, and former assemblyman tony mendoza hadill on a $2,300 bill on his . messages to all of them were not returned and doesn't appear anything illegal happened. but dutton used his campaign funds for the purchase sparked an investigation. >> definitely take a look at it like we do all allegations and make sure the ethics rules were complied with. >> a senate source says the analysis is up fair because all lawmakers who had state vehicles were responsible for making sure the cars are safe and maintained, and the few who did buy back their cars paidom the . sill it fruftz average californians. >> the voters take a look at the way legislature is speeppedzing money and wand to see improvement. >> san francisco's cable cars are running again after a series of problems forced closures yesterday and this morning. service was shut down friday, and after repairs were made to the table, service resumed this morning. then around 8:30 the power lines ben don't temp the mta blames equipment issues for both disruptions. >> still to come, fighting for h
une a las comunas de los andes y mendoza entre chile y argentina dejo al menos cinco personas muertas y varios heridos... take vo ---el accidente ocurri a eso de las siete de la maÑana en el kilmetro 85 de la ruta, cuando el camin que transportaba trigo argentino sufri un desperfecto en sus frenos, chocando de frente con un bus con trabajadores de una empresa. --- a raz del accidente, la ruta permanece cortada para el trnsito en ambas vas. take sot fifo: chile bus 0:27..."venia otro camion lento bajando, entonces como el camion, el de atras venia sin frenos adelanto por no pegarle al otro, adelnato y se encontro de frente contra el bus que venia subiendo"...0:38 0:56.."gritaba la gente, se estaba prendiendo el camion, a usar los matafuegos, para poder apagar el incendio"... 1:02 con vo ---een el autobus se supone viajaban 29 personas, pero las autoridades consideran que uno de las victimas esta desaparecida por lo que continuaba la busqueda. take vo ---unos 4 millones de dolares al mes es lo que tendr que pagar silvio berlusconi a su ex mujer, vernica lario, segn la setencia de divor
,000. assemblyman is door hall's hybrid cost $2,500 to fix, and former assemblyman tony mendoza had a $2,300 bill on his hybrid. messages to all of them were not returned and doesn't appear anything illegal happened. but dutton used his campaign funds for the purchase sparked an investigation. >> definitely take a look at it like we do all allegations and make sure the ethics rules were complied with. >> a senate source says the analysis is up fair because all lawmakers who had state vehicles were responsible for making sure the cars are safe and maintained, and the few who did buy back their cars paid extra from the premium condition. sill it fruftz average californians. >> the voters take a look at the way the legislature is speeppedzing money and wand to see improvement. >> san francisco's cable cars are running again after a series of problems forced closures yesterday and this morning. service was shut down friday, and after repairs were made to the table, service resumed this morning. then around 8:30 the power lines ben don't temp the mta blames equipment issues for both disruptions. >> st
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